“You have never really lived until you have done

something for someone who can never repay you.”

-St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


These are just some examples of the ways your dollars could provide help and create hope for those we serve! Catholic Charities programs could not exist without your compassionate generosity. Your investment in our mission makes all the difference!

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Your gift is life changing!

Please send your most generous gift today to:

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota
P.O. Box 379
Winona, MN 55987

When you partner with Catholic Charities, you change lives and restore hope for the poor, families in crisis, and vulnerable adults and seniors in need. You have almost as many ways to give as there are reasons; whichever option you choose, based on your financial situation and goals, your gift is a life-changing expression of your beliefs and interests. We are humbled and grateful to partner with you to provide help and create hope in southern Minnesota.

The list below shows some of the more common methods of contributing to Catholic Charities.

Ways To Give

Cash (including personal checks, money orders)

Automatic Withdrawals (monthly / quarterly / biannually) To authorize Catholic Charities to debit your bank account on a recurring basis for donations, please print the ACH Debit Recurring Donation Authorization Form, complete and mail to the address on the form. For questions, call 507-454-2270 ext. 246 or email sfilla@ccsomn.org.

Planned Giving  Often, the most practical means of making a contribution is through a deferred, or “planned” gift. Such gifts can be an effective means of maximizing your support for Catholic Charities.  Get more information on making a planned gift to Catholic Charities.

All Donors have the rights listed in the Donor Bill of Rights.

Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Catholic Charities’ tax identification number is 41-0721636. All of the forms of giving listed have potential current and/or future tax advantages, so we strongly recommend that you consult with your financial advisor before making a gift.

View our FY 2022 Financials